Health Center Assistant

Deerfield Academy’s Health and Wellness Center is seeking a Health Center Assistant for a full-time benefited, academic year position.  Reporting to the Health and Wellness Center Office Manager, the Assistant supports the Health Center Director of Nursing and nursing staff with a variety of tasks needed to operate the Health and Wellness Center.

Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to transporting students to and from off-campus medical appointments; picking up and delivering medications, x-rays, labs and other sundry medical supplies and equipment from/to the hospital, pharmacy and medical offices performing errands in surrounding towns; overseeing inventory, distribution, and condition of Health and Wellness Center equipment; maintaining a sufficient supply of office materials; assist with answering telephones and assisting nursing staff as needed.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: Completion of 12th grade or equivalent; 3 to 12 months of experience; knowledge of customer service in a patient-based environment; ability to effectively communicate with all Health Center constituents; ability to manage, and sensitivity to, highly confidential information; experience with MS Office Suite and internet navigation; willingness and flexibility to contribute to a variation of job duties; ability to be self-motivated and self-directed; patience, empathy and support for patients; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to serving the needs of a diverse community.

A valid driver license and demonstrated positive driving record are required.

The Academy offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, retirement, and paid time off.  The successful candidate will also receive a $750.00 sign-on bonus ($500 paid at time of hire and $250 paid at the end of the academic year.)

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Equal Opportunity Employment Policy

Deerfield Academy is a private, coeducational boarding school located in western Massachusetts with 650 students and 130 faculty. The Academy was founded in 1797 and has no religious affiliation.

Deerfield Academy is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, pregnancy, protected military veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.